Farhan Ali

Farhan Ali

Experienced Health and Safety Professional

Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2007 - Present

Manager - Health and Safety / EHSMS Project Manager

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company
1.Development of ADNEC EHSMS system and successful submission and approval from Abu DHabi EHS centre. This included SOPs for all activities in ADNEC in coordination with department heads and managers. Conducting workshops and session meetings with key stakeholders. 2.Headed the EHSMS development and implementation project including writing the intent letter, scope of work, interviewing and short listing the EHSMS Consultants, managing the project, reporting to the COO and Group CEO. 3.Worked with MAXIMO and SHAREPOINT Project teams. 4.Member of ADNEC sustainability and environmental task group. 5.Member of the Environment task force committee –ADNEC Green Initiatives including Bio-Diesel, sustainable development and construction materials. 6.Worked with the business planning division and Abu Dhabi Government departments to finalize the ADNEC strategy, values, HSE objectives, measures, departmental objectives and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) 7.Involved in the system integration and EHSMS coordination of Major ADNEC Hotels (Hyatt, ALOFT) 8.Developed the EHS incident database and management system using the tools and system in ADNEC. Trained other departments in reporting near miss and incidents. 9.Carried out HSE campaigns – Heat stress, Incident reporting, Manual handling, PPE workshops, environment campaigns such as reduced paper usage, recycling campaigns. 10.Member of ADNEC Corporate social responsibility group. 11.Successful management and completion of major events such as IDEX 2009, 2011, 2013 Summer in Abu Dhabi, World Future Energy Summit and ADIPEC, Cityscape, GASTEC, Royal Weddings. 12.Incorporated and used RISK assessment based approach in all activities, decisions and recommendations. Advising the management based on risk based and ALARP based solutions, recommendations for the business needs including construction, events and major refurbishment works. 13.Managing ADNEC Site in (Abu dhabi, Al-Ain, capital Gate tower, Capital centre)
May 2006 - Oct 2007

HSE coordinator

1. Conduct hazard analysis for the Yukon, OK and Pampa, TX, shops and field operations. 2. Assist Hanover Co. Safety Coordinator write site specific safety policies for Yukon, OK and Pampa, TX districts. 3. Reduced the number of documented injuries among 700 employees by within one year. 4. Wrote Safety policies and manuals for Heat stress management, Respiratory protection, Hazard communication, electrical safety, Blood Borne pathogens, Lock out tag out, Emergency action program and Hearing conservation. 5. Devise and implement training programs; Conduct training on the site specific policies where needed. 6. Developed, maintained, updated, and enforced policies and procedures including the following: Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Emergency Action Plan, blood borne pathogen procedures, personal protective equipment procedures, and Safety Contingency Plans 7. Provide clerical assistance for safety file management and other duties as needed 8. Formulated safety policies and procedures to be followed by HANOVER in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safely and Health Administration (OSHA) rule and regulations 9. Identified problems with the online safety program and coordinated with IT technician to correct the system and ensure proper functionality. 10. Plans, facilitates and conducts HSE audits to identify non-conformances and gaps in implementation of HSE MS, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, recommends corrective actions and follow-up implementation.
Jun 2004 - Jun 2006

Technical Business Analyst

Dobson Communications
1. Gathered Business Requirements and derived them to Functional requirements. 2. Conducted interviews with key business users to collect requirement and business process information. 3. Participated in various stages of data and requirement analysis for project needs. 4. Designed and developed Use Cases, Activity Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams. 5. Worked as a Liaison between Business Users, Management and Development teams. 6. Communicating with the On-Site Engineering team and the RF Engineers for Tower specifications, and trouble shooting several technical problems.


2005 - 2007

Master's degree

University of Central Oklahoma
President's Honor Role (Achieved in 4 Semesters) Dean's Honor Role (Achieved in 1 Semester)
2001 - 2004

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

University of Central Oklahoma
President's Honor Role Dean's Honor Role
1988 - 2000

O & A Levels - GCE London Board

IES International High School



Microsoft Office

Health and Safety management System

HSE Training

Crisis and Emergency Management

Strategy Developement

Workplace Safety

Safety Engineering

Environmental Management Systems

Safety Auditing

Accident Investigation

Hazard Recognition

Environmental Awareness



Incident Investigation

Hazard Identification

Hazard Analysis


Construction Safety


Employee Training

Occupational Health

Safety Management Systems


Public Safety

ISO 14001

Procedures Manuals


Team Leadership

Technical Writing

Training & Development

Industrial Safety

Process Safety

Event Management

First Aid

Risk Assessment

Fire Protection

Fire Safety

Risk Management

Adobe Photodeluxe

Adobe Acrobat




Smart Draw


Primavera P6

MS Office Suite



Mastering Arts of Communication

Professional Certificate in Business Analysis

Supply Chain management Professional

OCA - Oracle Certified Application Developer

Scaffolding competent person

H2S - Hydrogen Sulfide Safety

Advanced First Aider

HAZWOPER (hazardous Waste management)

OSHA 30 Hour General Industry

OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor

Advanced First Aid / CPR / AED

PMP - Project management professional

PMI - Planning and scheduling using PRIMAVERA

NEBOSH International General Certificate

IEMA - Associate Member of International Environment management

NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

NEBOSH International Diploma in Health and Safety

EFQM Lead Assessor

AD EHS Centre Practitioner Course (Qudorat) - Passed with 100% Highest Ever